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Subject:RE: RE: FYI, FM for the Mac is Done. From:"Gene Kim-Eng" <techwr -at- genek -dot- com> To:"TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com> Date:23 Mar 2004 17:59:03 GMT
I'm concentrating my research into future tools on XML and
its potential successors. I've always been uncomfortable
with the idea that my continued ability to access and use
my legacy data depends on proprietary formats, and having
spent the past few years being able to generate deliverables
like Winhelp and HTML using competing manufacturers' tools
convinces me that our next step should be to an industry
standardized format that won't be dependent on a particular
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On Tue, 23 Mar 2004 11:36:45 -0600 Domaschuk, Rob wrote:
But, software applications come and software applications
go. I remember being the biggest fan of Lotus 1-2-3. I
could also make PageMaker sing. While my life will be
easier if FM sticks around for awhile, I will simply learn
how the new "tech writing workhouse" operates and move on.
While the user base for FrameMaker may not be growing, it
is still there and I trust Adobe to recognize it. If (and
when) they eventually drop development of FM, I hope they
replace it with something else
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